20 Darren Nowick
20 Darren Nowick
Height: 5-10
Weight: 186
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
Position: F
Previous Team: Vernon (BCHL)
gp 37
p 32
g 14
a 18
pim 76
+/- +2

2015-16 (Senior): Skated in 37 games, posting a team-high 32 points (14g-18a) ... Tied Gerard Hanson for first on the team in assists and finished second in shots (93) ... Took fifth in the WCHA scoring race with 24 points (11g-13a) in 28 league games ... Finished third in the WCHA in conference face-off wins (338) and tied for fourth in conference blocks (23) among forwards ... Led the team in face-off wins (443) and finished first among Wildcat forwards in blocks (35) ... Scored two game-winning goals and assisted on four more deciding strikes ... Notched first career shorthanded goal against Lake Superior State Oct. 16, one of two netted by a Wildcat during the campaign ... Posted seven multi-point performances, including a three-point effort (2g-1a) at then No. 18 Minnesota State Jan. 8 and a three-assist outing against Alaska-Anchorage Feb. 6 ... Also recorded multiple goals against Ferris State (2g) Dec. 11 and multiple assists against Minnesota-Duluth (2a) Jan. 29 ... Recorded an assist in Northern Michigan's Great Lakes Invitational game against Michigan State Dec. 30 ... Strung together a six-game point streak (1g-8a) from Jan. 15 to Feb. 6 ... In a 12-game span from Jan. 15 to Feb. 27, was only held off the score sheet twice, recording 14 points (4g-10a) ... Notched a goal and an assist in Northern Michigan's WCHA quarterfinal series against Ferris State Mar. 11 and 12 ... Posted a season-best +3 rating at Minnesota State Jan. 8 and took a season-high seven shots at Ferris State Mar. 12 ... Earned Northern Michigan's MVP award ... Named to the all-WCHA second team and the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2014-15 (Junior): Was one of five Wildcats to play in all 38 games ... Led the team in scoring with 23 points (7g-16a) ... Ranked first in assists and tied for third in goals with Dominik Shine ... Recorded 12 of his points (4g-8a) on the man advantage, which led the team ... Finished second in face-off wins (320) and face-off percentage (.515) ... Had five multi-point efforts ... Opened season with a four-game point streak, totaling five points (4g-1a) over that stretch ... Netted a goal in Northern Michigan's first three games, posting a multi-goal effort at Lake Superior State Oct. 24 ... Recorded a three-assist effort at Alaska-Fairbanks Nov. 29 ... Posted an assist in Northern Michigan's WCHA tournament quarterfinal game against Bowling Green Mar. 14 ... Netted the game-winning goal at Lake Superior State Oct. 24 and assisted on three more game-deciding tallies ... Finished a season-best +3 at Lake Superior State Oct. 24 and took a season-high six shots at Bemidji State Feb. 13 ... Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2013-14 (Sophomore): Played in 34 games, tallying 10 points (6g-4a) ... Posted first multi-point effort of the season (1g-1a) at Bemidji State Jan. 3 ... Recorded first career hat trick Mar. 8 at Alabama-Huntsville ... Finished a season-best +3 in that game and matched his season-high of four shots, also accomplished Jan. 31 against Minnesota State ... Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2012-13 (Freshman): Skated in 31 games, totaling 10 points (7g-3a) ... Received the Don Waddell Best Freshman Award after leading Wildcat newcomers in goals and points ...  Also tied Stephan Vigier for fourth on the team in goals and was one of four players to net two game winners ... Notched first collegiate goal at Nebraska Omaha Oct. 19 ... Netted both of his game-deciding strikes in a three-game span: against Miami Jan. 11 and against Ohio State Jan. 18 ... Recorded first collegiate assist against Michigan Tech Dec. 4 ... Found the back of the net in both of Northern Michigan's CCHA tournament games against Michigan Mar. 8 and 9 ... Posted a season-best +2 rating against Ohio State Jan. 18 and took a season-high four shots during that game and against Michigan Mar. 9.

Before NMU: Played for the Vernon Vipers (BCHL) from 2010 to 2012 ... In 2011-12, totaled 59 points (27g-32a) in 50 games ... In 2010-11, helped the Vipers win the Fred Page Cup and Doyle Cup and finish as the RBC Cup runner-up ... That season, tallied 27 points (9g-18a) in 59 games.

Recent Games
Feb 26 at Lake Superior St. L, 3-1
Feb 27 at Lake Superior St. T, 2-2
Mar 4 at Michigan Tech L, 4-0
Mar 5 Michigan Tech L, 5-1
Mar 11 at Ferris St. L, 3-2
Mar 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 37 28
Points 32 24
Goals 14 11
Assists 18 13
PIM 76 62
+/- +2 +1
Power-play goals 4 4
Short-handed goals 1 0
Empty net goals 2 2
Games started 16 12
Game-winning goals 2 2
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 93 63
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 3 U.S. NTDP U-18 W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 9 at Wisconsin T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Wisconsin T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 16 Lake Superior St. W, 6-3 - 1 1 2 0 +1 0 1 0 0 0 1
Oct 17 at Lake Superior St. L, 4-0 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 23 Michigan Tech W, 4-1 1 1 1 2 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 24 at Michigan Tech L, 3-1 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 30 Bemidji St. T, 0-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 31 Bemidji St. W, 3-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Nov 6 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 5-2 1 0 0 0 15 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 7 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 20 Minn. St. Mankato T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 21 Minn. St. Mankato T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 27 at Bowling Green L, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 28 at Bowling Green L, 4-3 1 1 0 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 4 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 5 at Ala.-Huntsville T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 11 Ferris St. L, 4-2 - 2 0 2 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Dec 12 Ferris St. W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Dec 29 vs. Michigan L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 30 vs. Michigan St. W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 8 at Minn. St. Mankato W, 3-1 - 2 1 3 2 +3 0 0 1 0 0 6
Jan 9 at Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 15 Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 16 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-3 1 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 29 Minn. Duluth W, 4-3 - 0 2 2 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 30 Minn. Duluth L, 3-1 1 1 0 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 5 Alas. Anchorage W, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 6 Alas. Anchorage W, 5-4 1 0 3 3 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 13 at Ferris St. W, 3-2 - 1 1 2 4 +2 0 0 0 1 0 2
Feb 19 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 20 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-1 - 1 0 1 2 +0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Feb 26 at Lake Superior St. L, 3-1 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 27 at Lake Superior St. T, 2-2 1 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 4 at Michigan Tech L, 4-0 - 0 0 0 15 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 5 Michigan Tech L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 11 at Ferris St. L, 3-2 1 0 1 1 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-2 1 1 0 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 7
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2012-13 31 7 3 10 8 +3 1 0 0 2 0 0 40
2013-14 34 6 4 10 10 +0 0 0 0 1 0 1 50
2014-15 38 7 16 23 59 -14 4 0 0 1 0 0 66
2015-16 37 14 18 32 76 +2 4 1 2 2 0 0 93
Total 140 34 41 75 153 -9 9 1 2 6 0 1 249
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 37 14 18 32 76 +2 4 1 2 2 0 0 93
Conference 28 11 13 24 62 +1 4 0 2 2 0 0 63
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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Home 17 7 11 18 24 -1 3 1 1 1 0 0 36
Away 18 7 6 13 50 +2 1 0 1 1 0 0 52
Neutral 2 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
-
Wins 15 8 13 21 20 +9 2 1 2 2 0 0 37
Losses 16 5 5 10 48 -5 1 0 0 0 0 0 47
Ties 6 1 0 1 8 -2 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
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October 7 3 3 6 6 +0 1 1 1 0 0 0 11
November 6 1 1 2 19 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
December 6 3 2 5 6 +2 1 0 0 0 0 0 21
January 6 3 5 8 14 +2 0 0 1 0 0 0 23
February 8 3 6 9 10 +1 2 0 0 2 0 0 15
March 4 1 1 2 21 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16

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